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Mental illness, medicine and law
Predictors of progression from high to medium secure services for personality-disordered patients
A significant number of inpatients in English high secure hospitals are detained under the Mental Health Act of 2007 with a diagnosis of personality disorder. The main route of discharge for these patients is via medium-security ...
Difficulties in the pathway from high to medium secure services for personality-disordered patients
Personality-disordered patients detained in high secure psychiatric hospitals appear to experience difficulties progressing to medium secure services. Accordingly, this study sought to explore the problems encountered in ...
Ethical issues in forensic and prison psychiatry
Forensic psychiatry is a subspecialty of clinical psychiatry which requires special legal and criminological knowledge and experience in the treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Forensic psychiatrists should have ...
A critical review of the psychometric evidence base of the child abuse potential inventory
Screening for potential child abuse is an essential component of work in many child and family services. The Child Abuse Potential inventory (CAP; Milner 1986) is one measure developed to help in this task. The primary aim ...
EPA forensic psychiatry section symposium: Evaluation of outcomes in violent and sexual offender populations
The topic of this symposium is the evaluation of outcomes in individuals presenting with violent or sexual offending in a range of different settings. Violent offenders are of particular concern to psychiatrists who may ...
Supervised case experience in supportive psychotherapy: Suggestions for trainers
The Royal College of Psychiatrists' guidelines for the psychotherapy training of trainee psychiatrists include a supervised case experience in supportive psychotherapy. There is, however, a lack of clarity over the concept ...
Facilities for carers of in-patients in forensic psychiatric services in England and Wales
Aims and method: A postal survey of forensic psychiatric facilities in England and Wales was undertaken to obtain information about the services provided for carers of in-patients within these services. Results: Forensic ...